The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 30 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 36 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.19% 8.14% 14.45%
As % of the General category 3.13% 32.73% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 36 40
Median salary £36,250 £33,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.02% -14.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £30,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
64 110 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 38.10% 24.89% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 57 102 102
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,040 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Games.

1 16 (64.00%) OO
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Degree
3 9 (36.00%) Physics
3 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) Unix
3 9 (36.00%) OOD
3 9 (36.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (36.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
3 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (36.00%) High Availability
3 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (36.00%) Low Latency
3 9 (36.00%) Virtual Team
3 9 (36.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 8 (32.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) J2EE
4 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (32.00%) Online Games
4 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 7 (28.00%) C#

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (36.00%) Banking
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
1 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) C++ Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (28.00%) Graduate
4 7 (28.00%) Graduate C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Graduate Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (32.00%) J2EE
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) CSS3
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (36.00%) Virtual Team
2 8 (32.00%) Online Games
3 7 (28.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) OO
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) High Availability
3 9 (36.00%) Low Latency
3 9 (36.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 9 (36.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (36.00%) OOD
3 9 (36.00%) Physics
4 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) OOP
5 7 (28.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C++
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001